Ernest H. Creek, age 87 passed away Thursday morning, March 1, 2012 at his home in Trafalgar.
He was born February 4, 1925 in Fountain Run, Kentucky to the late Elijah and Virgie Creek. Ernest married Sadie M. (Lane) Creek on October 6, 1956. She preceded him in death on January 31, 1989 after 32 loving years. He served as a Private First Class with the United States Army.
Ernest was retired from General Motors Truck and Bus Plant in Indianapolis, where he worked as an Assemblyman. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union Local 20 in Indianapolis and a member of the American Legion.
He is survived by one daughter: Cynthia (husband, William) Couch of Nashville; one granddaughter: Kimberly (husband, Nat) Huber of Brown County; six step grandchildren and one great grandchild. Ernest will be remembered by his four sisters: Dean Lane & Annie Scruggs both of Fountain Run, KY, Daisy Phillips of Lafayette, Tenn. & Mary Tabor of Scottsville, KY.
He was preceded in death by two sisters: Waceil Williams & Louise Shockley; and three brothers: Carl, Pug & Junior Creek.
Ernest enjoyed being outdoors working on his family farm raising cows and vegetables in his garden. He was a fan of wrestling and old country & gospel music.
A funeral service will be conducted at 1 pm Monday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center,179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 11 am until service time on Monday at the funeral home. Ernest will be laid to rest next to his wife at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown. Military grave side rites will be presented by the Martinsville American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guards.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Ernest to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Creek family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670